economizer

[ ih-kon-uh-mahy-zer ]
/ ɪˈkɒn əˌmaɪ zər /
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noun

a person who economizes.
(in a boiler) a device for warming feed water with gases entering the chimney or stack.

Nearby words

  1. economics,
  2. economism,
  3. economist,
  4. economistic,
  5. economize,
  6. economo's disease,
  7. economy,
  8. economy class,
  9. economy of scale,
  10. economy-class syndrome

Origin of economizer

First recorded in 1830–40; economize + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for economizer

economizer

economiser

/ (ɪˈkɒnəˌmaɪzə) /

noun

a device that uses the waste heat from a boiler flue to preheat the feed water
a person or thing that economizes
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